Mizoram, March 7: Strengthening the bilateral ties and collaborating with Israel, a first of its kind regional center for agriculture was inaugurated in Mizoram today. The Center was inaugurated by Minister of State of North Eastern Region Dr. Jitendra Singh exhibiting the First fruit Center in Mizoram which will exclusively process citrus fruit.
Although located in Mizoram, the Center will cater to the entire North Eastern region. To begin with, this Food Processing Center will concentrate exclusively on the processing of “citrus” fruits and Israel will provide the bulk of expertise knowledge and professional support.
Israeli Ambassador Daniel Carmon said that in the long run, the Government of Israel is looking forward to establish one such Center in each State of India. He said, the Center in Northeast could also cater to other neighboring countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, etc.